Pastoral Scenes, from the tomb of Kagemni, Saqqara, 6th Dynasty
Joseph Lindon Smith (American, 1863–1950)
Legacy dimension: H. 0.829 (32 3/4 inches) W. 2.878 (113 3/8 inches)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, since June 8, 1939
Pastoral scenes from the Tomb of Ka-Gemni at Sakkara. Dynasty 6. Above: Milking cows, brushing mats, boys feeding a puppy. Below: Cattle fording a stream. See Firth and Gunn, “Teti Pyramid Cemeteries,” I, p. 114-115; II, Pl. 52. Canvas.
Courtesy of the Descendents of Joseph Lindon Smith